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Sep 26, 2010 11:00pm PDT
used to work for bp on pipeline coercion and showed us what industry experts know too well, how bacteria eat right through pipe. >> this is solid steel. >> reporter: and bacteria get into the pilot when drillers pump seawater into petroleum to maintain pressure turning whoa is called sweet crude into sour crude, significantly increasing problems, like this. indern pipeline inspection robots called pigs, if used, can discover coercion. >> finding it is the name of the game. >> reporter: in san francisco today, federal, state and private oil-spill management teams prepared for a major oil- spill disaster drill. later they week they will simulate a tank explosion and bay clean-up they say hulls also show increased coercion now, but spill responders say tankers are not longer their biggest worry. >> we're getting less and less oil spills caused by tank essential vessels and more and more oil spills by pipelines. >>> this month's explosion and fire in san bruno was reminiscent of another natural gas line explosion in new mexico ten years ago. although it was in a more remote area, th
FOX
Sep 27, 2010 12:00pm PDT
to delay his execution. ktvu's kraig debro joins us with more on what this decision means with this case. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. it was kind of confusing up in court. you had attorneys representing another death row inmate but they were also arguing on the behalf of brown. brown's attorneys are on the way to the state court of appeals to file another appeal. they already filed one appeal at the 9th court circuit of appeals. the attorneys are arguing for brown today. they are actually representing another death row inmate named sims. brown joined his argument after sims filed his. so over the weekend, albert brown was given a choice of what kind of execution he wanted. one with one drug or one with three drugs. >> mr. brown doesn't have to -- he could have the one-drug lethal -- [ inaudible ] >> there's no authority for them to do that. >> reporter: barring last- minute appeals, alfred brown is scheduled to be executed at 12:00 a.m. wednesday porning. he was sentenced to death back in 1982 for the rape and murder of a riverside girl. according to the district attorney, br
FOX
Sep 26, 2010 5:00pm PDT
several neighbors told us his name was michael lee and he was in his 40s. >> i have a lot of concern. it's a very unsafe place. i don't like the place at all. i'm getting out of here as soon as i can. >> reporter: caught in between the two incidents, people attending church, many who left church to find their cars blocked in by crime scene tape. >> we're involved in our community and we try to do events at bodecker park and at the heart of the city and try to bring light with god. we understand and we're ready for things that are going to happen negatively here. >> reporter: police tell us that they have moved all of us back so that we're out of range of any possible gunfire. they also say that there is no relationship between the two events. they just happened to be close to each other. live in san francisco, priya david clemens, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> hot weather continues to bake the region and fire danger increases. ktvu's paul chambers is in oakland with a live report. paul. >> reporter: ken, i tell you what, this hot weather we're having is a scorcher and it has firefighters
FOX
Sep 27, 2010 7:00am PDT
would use a three-drug procedure in regulations they spent years creating. those regulations have force of law and so judge fogel is saying you can either have your rights unthe constitution protected and understate law protected but not both. it's completely unfair. >> reporter: the same judge, judge jeremy fogel, was the one who halted executions in california in 2006. it claimed procedures for the three drug cocktail aimed at killing the condemned was not clear, and the death chamber was too dimly lit to monitor the procedure. but the judge is now allowing the executions to proceed because of a supreme court ruling in 2008 which upheld lethal injections in the state of kentucky and because ohio and washington state have been using 1-drug executions for the past year with no reported problems. that even as fogel presides over a lawsuit challenging the same procedure. brown has filed an appeal with the ninth circuit court. what they plan to do if all stays of execution fail. craig devro, san quentin, ktvu news. >>> we'll continue to follow this story during the next two hours of mornin
FOX
Sep 27, 2010 5:00am PDT
to drive less and use public transportation. because it is so hot there is serious fire concerns today so be extra careful out there. cal fire says avoid mowing the lawn in the afternoon when humidity is low and you should have a 100 foot clearance around your home. cal fire says conditions are primed for a wildfire and firefighters are on alert. >> when we have special weather conditions we add extra people because we know that by past his toe we are going to be busy. >> they will stay on stand by as long as this hot weather lasts. >>> pg&e wants you to conceive energy to prevent another heat related outage. more than 30,000 customers lost power on saturday because of a system overroad. they recommend setting your air- conditioners around 75 degrees when you are at home. >> we have new information this morning about efforts to force drivers to hang up their cell phones altogether. paul chambers joins us from the bay bridge toll plaza with the details. >> reporter: good morning. pam i actually moved around. we are here on 880. we got to tell you guys that. but i tell you what peo
FOX
Sep 27, 2010 6:00am PDT
washington state have been using one drug excuses for the past year with no reported problems. that, even as he continues to preside over a lawsuit challenging the very same procedure. coming up we will have more on the execution, the excuse on the crime that put alfred brown two days away from execution in the first place. reporting live at san quinton, kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we will continue to follow this story throughout the mompletion. get updates any time by going to our website, ktvu.com and clicking on the death row tab near the top of the home page. >> 6:02. this morning congresswoman jackie spear goes back to the san bruno disaster zone. she will announce her pipeline safety plan. her plan says that pipelines running through earthquake zones and densely populated areas would have to have automatic or remoted control shut off valves and pipeline operators would also be forced to contact any property owners living within 2000 feet of a gas pipeline. >> it is now 6:03. we want to go back over to sal. we have been watching the east bay. how about the rest of the
FOX
Sep 26, 2010 10:00pm PDT
surround the main drug used in executions. the state report it has 7.6 grams of sodium pental. some states require five grams for the injection and five additional grams in case something goes wrong. however the attorney general has indicated california can legally inject five grams with only an additional gram on hand, which it has. another question will there be enough drugs to move forward with future executions? brown's lawyers plan to go to marin county for the ask a judge to block the execution. reporting live in san quentin, maureen naylor, kutv channel 2 news. >> you will find continuing coverage of the pending execution of albert brown by going to our website, ktvu.com. >>> several hundred tea party supporters gathered in marin county to try energize their conservative grassroot effort and get out the vote in the upcoming election. the event was held at the mill valley community center. speakers including wart connelly, a leading opponent of affirmative action. organizers say they want people mobilized not just this november, but in 2012 and beyond. they say their tea party
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